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Ministry of Railways extends upper age limit for ongoing recruitment

The Indian Railways has decided to increase the upper age limit for its ongoing recruitment process for Group C Level-1 and Level-2 posts. The Ministry stated that the last date for submission of the applications will also be extended suitably.

Recommended for : Ministry of Railways , Largest Recruitment Drive , Upper Age Limit , Government Jobs , Revised Age Limit

Publish Date : Feb 20, 2018

भारत ने पृथ्वी-2 मिसाइल का सफल प्रक्षेपण किया

इससे पहले 18 जनवरी 2018 को अग्नि-5 और 06 फरवरी 2018को अग्नि-1 का भी ओडिशा के अब्दुल कलाम द्वीप से सफल परीक्षण किया गया था.

Recommended for : India , ballistic missile , Prithvi II , indian army , DRDO , भारत , बैलिस्टिक मिसाइल , पृथ्वी 2 , भारतीय सेना , डीआरडीओ

Publish Date : Feb 7, 2018

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II

This was the third test launch of an Indian missile this year. Earlier, Indian Army conducted successful trials of Agni-V on 18 January 2018 and Agni-I missile on 6 February 2018 from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The last successful user trial of Prithvi-II missile was carried out on June 2, 2017 from the same base.

Recommended for : India , ballistic missile , Prithvi II , indian army , DRDO

Publish Date : Feb 7, 2018

Space Department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites by next fiscal

The Department of Space has been tasked with achieving high targets including delivering three earth observation satellites and two communication satellites by next fiscal year. It also has to deliver nine earth observation/communications payloads and information support for five disaster events under the design and development of applications for earth observation, communication and disaster management scheme.

Recommended for : Department of Space , Earth Observation Satellites , Communication Satellites , Indian Lunar Mission , Chandrayaan-II , Budget 2018

Publish Date : Feb 6, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 2 February 2018

The Supreme Court on February 2, 2018 referred Constitution Bench to decide whether the people of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra can conserve jallikattu and bullock-cart races as their cultural right and demand their protection under Article 29 (1) of the Constitution.

Recommended for : jallikattu case to Constitution Bench , border infrastructure , BSF , ITBP , Bhutan , open consulate in Guwahati , Ichthyosaurs , Delhi Sealing drive

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 February 2018

2 February 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like the launch of Mihir system, India Open Tournament and new Director-General of SAI among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Quizzes , Latest Quizzes , quizzes for competitive exams

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 February 2018

The Union government on February 1, 2018 proposed changes to various provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 through the Finance Bill. The amendments are expected to make the implementation of PMLA more effective. One of the key amendments empowers the Special Court to restore confiscated assets to the rightful claimants even during the trial.

Recommended for : budget 2018 , budget highlights , Ashgabat agreement , tunnel at Sela Pass , Mary Kom , Prevention of Money Laundering Act , 2002

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

Mary Kom clinches gold medal at India Open Boxing tournament

The five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Mary Kom on February 2, 2018 claimed the gold medal in the India Open International Boxing tournament at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Recommended for : Mary Kom , Indian Female Boxers , India Open International Boxing Tournament , Shiva Thapa , Top-Seeded Indian

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2018

रोजर फेडरर ने 20वां ग्रैंडस्लैम का खिताब जीता

रोजर फेडरर ने तीन घंटे तीन मिनट तक चले इस मुकाबले में मारिन सिलिच को 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 से हराया. रोजर फेडरर ने नाम अब कुल मिलाकर 20 ग्रैंड स्लैम हो गए हैं, जिसमें 6 ऑस्ट्रेलियन ओपन खिताब भी शामिल है.

Recommended for : Roger Federer , 20th Grand Slam , रोजर फेडरर , 20वां ग्रैंडस्लैम

Publish Date : Jan 29, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 January 2018

The Maharashtra government on January 24, 2018 banned the sale of tobacco in shops selling Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) items in the state. The state government announced a ban on the sale of tobacco at shops selling chips, chocolates and other edible items. The move aims to ensure that youngsters do not get addicted to tobacco products.

Recommended for : Environmental Performance Index 2018 , India , National Voters Day , Maharashtra bans sale of tobacco , Anganwadi Services Training Programme , regional connectivity scheme UDAN 2

Publish Date : Jan 25, 2018

73 new airport and helipads to be connected under Phase-2 of regional connectivity scheme UDAN

For the first time, bids were received from helicopter operators under the phase 2 of the scheme. Under the first round of UDAN, which concluded in March 2017, a total of 128 routes were awarded to five airline operators.

Recommended for : 73 new airport and helipads , regional connectivity scheme , UDAN 2 , Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik

Publish Date : Jan 25, 2018

Second Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Vijaya’ launched

The second Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), ‘Vijaya’, which is a part of a series of seven such vessels, was launched at the L&T shipyard, Kattupalli, on January 22. The indigenously built vessel is equipped with state-of-art radar, navigational and communication system.

Recommended for : OPV 2 , Larsen & Toubro , Private Shipyard , Indigenously Developed Patrol Vessel , Indian Coast Guard

Publish Date : Jan 23, 2018

Maharashtra becomes the first state to unveil public cloud policy

The state of Maharashtra has become the first state to come up with a public cloud policy, virtually mandating its departments to shift their data storage onto the cloud, creating a USD 2 billion opportunity for the industry.

Recommended for : Maharashtra , Public Cloud Policy , Data Storage , Devendra Fadnavis , Maharashtra Technology Summit

Publish Date : Jan 19, 2018

करेंट अफेयर्स क्विज: 17 जनवरी 2018

जागरण जोश.कॉम अपने पाठकों के लिए दैनिक करेंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी उपलब्ध करा रहा है. इसमें आज के करेंट अफेयर्स - कार्टोसैट-2, स्पोर्ट्स फ्लैशेज आदि से संबंधित परीक्षोपयोगी प्रश्नों का संकलन है.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affairs Interactive Quiz , Daily Current Affairs Quiz , करेंट अफेयर्स क्विज , करेंट अफेयर्स इंटरैक्टिव क्विज , करेंट अफेयर्स डेली क्विज , करेंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी

Publish Date : Jan 17, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 17 January 2018

17 January 2018: The section covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as Cartosat-2’s first image, NITI Aayog’s first course on Sustainable Urban Planning and China’s new guided-missile frigate among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs in Short , Current Affairs Question Answer , Top Stories of the Day , Current Affairs 2018

Publish Date : Jan 17, 2018

कार्टोसैट-2 द्वारा भेजी गयी पहली तस्वीर जारी

कार्टोसेट-2 सीरीज़ मिशन को पृथ्वी अवलोकन के लिए लॉन्च किया गया है, इसका वजन करीब 710 किलोग्राम है.

Recommended for : Cartosat 2 Image , ISRO , current affairs in hindi , कार्टोसैट 2 पहली तस्वीर , कार्टोसैट 2 , इसरो , हिंदी करेंट अफेयर्स

Publish Date : Jan 17, 2018

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 8 January to 14 January 2018

8 January to 14 January 2018: JagranJosh weekly quizzes will help you revise for competitive exams at an ease, as it hosts the most important occurrences of the week. The quizzes in this week’s segment cover topics including 75th Golden Globe Award, Cartosat-2 satellite launched and Khelo India logo among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Quizzes , Latest Quizzes , quizzes for competitive exams

Publish Date : Jan 14, 2018

Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 7 January to 13 January 2018

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 7 January to 13 January 2018. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include National Youth Festival, top borrower from AIIB in 2017 and launch of Cartosat-2 among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Jan 13, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 January 2018

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 12 January 2018 launched 31 satellites along with Cartosat-2 satellite on its 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) rocket. The polar rocket was launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Recommended for : ISRO , 31 satellites launched , Cartosat-2 satellite , Justice J Chelameswar , SC administration sometimes not in order , Indu Malhotra , supreme court judge , SFOORTI Application , Umesh Sinha Committee , Representation of the People Act , 1951

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2018

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 12 January 2018

12 January 2018: The one liner of 12 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like National Youth Festival, top borrower from AIIB in 2017 and launch of Cartosat-2 among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2018

ISRO launches 31 satellites along with Cartosat-2

The 320-tonne rocket will place the satellites one-by-one and deploy them into the earth's lower orbit. The entire lift-off process along with the process of placing the satellites in two orbits will take the satellite 2 hours and 21 minutes. It will be the longest flight time of the PSLV C40.

Recommended for : ISRO , 31 satellites , Cartosat-2 , PSLV-C40 rocket , Cartosat-2 series satellite , polar rocket

Publish Date : Jan 12, 2018

Current Affairs in Short: 11 January 2018

US travel advisory puts India at level 2: India has been ranked Level 2 (exercise increased caution), while Pakistan has been placed in Level 3 (reconsider travel). Level 1 advises travellers to exercise normal precaution, while Level 4, which has countries like Afghanistan, recommends "Do Not Travel". Railway launches SFOORTI App: In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) Views and Dashboard.

Recommended for : US travel advisory , water ATMs , SFOORTI Application , Aanchal Thakur , Seven Summit goal , richest man , FogPASS

Publish Date : Jan 11, 2018

India begins countdown to launch 31 satellites

The total weight of all 31 satellites is 1323 kg. The entire launch of satellites is expected to happen over a period of 2 hours and 21 seconds. The 28 international customer satellites will be launched as part of the commercial arrangements between ISRO and its commercial arm 'Antrix Corporation Ltd'.

Recommended for : India , 31 satellites , ISRO , Indian Space Research Organisation , 710 kg Cartosat-2

Publish Date : Jan 11, 2018

BharatNet Phase 1: One lakh gram panchayats become internet-service ready

The government of India has achieved a major milestone by connecting over one lakh Gram Panchayats (GP) across the country with high-speed optical fiber network under the BharatNet Phase-1 project as per the declared deadline of 31 Dec 2017.

Recommended for : BharatNet project , BharatNet Phase 1 , BharatNet Phase 2 , high-speed optical fiber network , rural broadband project

Publish Date : Jan 10, 2018

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated the online portal 'NARI' for women empowerment. NARI stands for 'National Repository of Information for Women'. 'NARI' portal has been developed by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development. It will provide easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women to women citizens.

Recommended for : Maneka Sanjay Gandhi , NARI portal , India and Pakistan , 27th list of Nuclear Installations , Arunachal Pradesh , ODF status , Saudi Arabia , UAE , VAT , Vijay Keshav Gokhale , Foreign Secretary

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 2 January 2018

2 January 2018: The one liner of 2 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like new PM of Mali, 171st Araadhanai Music Festival and first-time introduction of VAT in Gulf among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 2 January 2018

2 January 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Israel's withdrawal from UNESCO, Open Defecation free status to Arunachal Pradesh and Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Quizzes , Latest Quizzes , quizzes for competitive exams

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

World to become drier, drought and wildfires to increase with global warming of 2°C

According to researchers, even a rise of just 2 degrees Celsius in global warming could make over a quarter of the world's land to become drier and desert-like. The change is expected to increase the threat of drought and wildfires.

Recommended for : Global Warming , Climate Change , Droughts , Wildfires , Desertification , Aridity

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

Morning Current Affairs: 2 January 2018

The Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi would be inaugurating an online portal called ‘NARI’ for the empowerment of women in New Delhi on 2 January 2018. The portal, developed by the WCD Ministry, will provide women with easy access to information on government schemes and initiatives for women.

Recommended for : WCD Ministry , NARI Portal , Women Empowerment , Saudi Arabia , UAE , VAT , Karnataka Government , FAME-India Scheme

Publish Date : Jan 2, 2018

US regulators repeal net neutrality rules

The United States Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order which protects net neutrality in the United States. The proposal put forth by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was approved in a 3-2 vote.

Recommended for : US Regulators , FCC , Federal Communications Commission , Ajit Pai , 2015 Open Internet Order , Net Neutrality Rules

Publish Date : Dec 19, 2017
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